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In Search of the Trojan War (1985)

8.8/10
Starring: Presented By, Michael Wood

The tales of Troy and its heroes, Achilles and Hector, Paris and the famed beauty Helen, have enthralled generation upon generation. But did these leg... Read more

Sesame Street: Old School - Volume 1 (1969)

8.2/10

Were some of your first friends named Grover, Mr Hooper and Bob? Do you remember the Ladybug Picnic? How about Pinball Number Count? Take a trip back... Read more

Takeshis' (2005)

6.4/10
Director: Takeshi Kitano
Starring: Takeshi Kitano, Kotomi Kyono, Kayoko Kishimoto, Ren Osugi, Terajima Susumu, Tets...

Japanese film icon Beat Takeshi writes, directs, edits and stars as himself and his own doppelganger in this surreal, comic fantasy about a convenienc... Read more

Darling Lili (1969)

6.2/10
Director: Blake Edwards
Starring: Julie Andrews, Rock Hudson, Jeremy Kemp, Lance Percival

A musical World War I spy-spoof with Julie Andrews attempting to shed her goody-good image as a femme fatale music hall entertainer, who is really a G... Read more

The Anthony Trollope Collection: The Barchester Chronicles / The Way We Live Now / He Knew He Was Right (2004)

Director: David Giles, David Yates, Tom Vaughan
Starring: Donald Pleasence, David Gwillim, Geraldine McEwan, Alan Rickman, Nigel Hawthorne...

Three exceptional BBC mini-series, adapted from the works of 19th century novelist, Anthony Trollope. 'The Barchester Chronicles' (1982) is based on... Read more

Leaving Home: Orchestral Music in the 20th Century - Part 2: Rhythm (1996)

7.6/10
Starring: Sir Simon Rattle

In the 20th century western music has freed itself from the dominance of melody and explored the richness of musical pulse for its own sake. beginnin... Read more

Leaving Home: Orchestral Music in the 20th Century - Part 1: Dancing on a Volcano (1996)

7.6/10
Starring: Sir Simon Rattle

Melvyn Bragg executive-produced this excellent 7-part series that explores the revolutionary path classical music has taken during the 20th century. I... Read more

Dilbert: Volume 1 (1999)

7.3/10
Starring: Voices Of, Daniel Stern, Jim Wise, Kathy Griffin

Based on the popular comic strip by Scott Adams, Dilbert is a cubicle slave, toiling endlessly over indeterminate products at Pat-E-Tech Management.... Read more

Kon-Tiki (1950)

8/10
Director: Thor Heyerdahl

In 1947, Norwegian explorer Thor Heyerdahl and his crew of scientists sailed over 4,300 nautical miles across the Pacific Ocean, from Peru to Polynesi... Read more

Who Gets To Call It Art? (2006)

6.9/10
Director: Peter Rosen

What a scene, man! Take a trippy tour through the art world of the 1960s, as seen through the eyes of New York City's Henry Geldzahler. The Metropolit... Read more

Roy Rogers: Billy the Kid Returns (1938) / Saga of Death Valley (1939) / Days of Jesse James (1939)

7.4/10
Director: Joseph Kane
Starring: Roy Rogers, Smiley Burnette, George Gabby Hayes

Known as the 'King of the Cowboys', Roy Rogers is at the top of his game in three sagebrushers - 'Billy The Kid Returns' has Roy as a Billy the Kid lo... Read more

Don Giovanni (1991)

7.2/10
Starring: Vladimir Dolezal, Alice Randova, Zdenek Harvanek, Dalibor Jedlicka, Conducted by...

Mozart wrote his opera 'Don Giovanni' as a gift to the city of Prague, and he himself conducted the first night, at the stunning Prague National Theat... Read more

Get Smart: Mr Big (1965)

6.5/10
Starring: Don Adams, Barbara Feldon, Edward Platt

Meet Maxwell Smart, Agent 99, the Chief and Fang, in this Emmy Award-winning spy-spoof series inspired by the comic genius of Mel Brooks and Buck Henr... Read more

With Six You Get Eggroll (1968)

6.4/10
Director: Howard Morris
Starring: Doris Day, Brian Keith, Pat Carroll, Barbara Hershey, George Carlin

A Doris Day favourite in which she plays a widow with three sons. She starts dating a man with a teenage daughter but when they announce their marriag... Read more

Curious George: Zoo Night and Other Animal Stories (2006)

6.5/10
Starring: Curious George, Narrated by, William H Macy

Curious George and the Man in the Yellow Hat feature in eight episodes of the 2006 series, narrated by William H Macy. As George observes and interac... Read more

Gypsy Heart (1998)

7.8/10
Director: Jocelyn M Ajami

A fascinating documentary chronicling the life of flamenco dancer Omayra Amaya, who manages to keep the fiery dance form alive and kicking in chilly B... Read more

Havoc (2005)

5.5/10
Director: Barbara Kopple
Starring: Anne Hathaway, Freddy Rodriguez, Bijou Phillips, Shiri Appleby, Michael Biehn, J...

Academy Award-winning director Barbara Kopple delivers this gritty drama about a pair of naive teens with a taste for the forbidden. Anne Hathaway tak... Read more

Harsh Times (2005)

6.9/10
Director: David Ayer
Starring: Christian Bale, Freddy Rodriguez, Eva Longoria, Tammy Trull, Terry Crews

The de-humanising effects of war are graphically illustrated through the disintegration of one man into psychosis, as the writer of 'Training Day' mak... Read more

Korea: The Forgotten War (1987)

7.5/10
Starring: Narrated by, Robert Stack

In June 1950, the North Korean Army initiated a massive attack on its southern neighbour, beginning a see-saw battle that would engulf the entire Kore... Read more

Skins (2002)

7.2/10
Director: Chris Eyre
Starring: Eric Schweig, Graham Greene, Gary Farmer, Noah Watts, Lois Red Elk, Michelle Thr...

A dire, though poignantly humourous, tale of two Native American brothers, living on one of the poorest reservations in the country. Rudy (Eric Schwe... Read more

Dark Portals: The Chronicles of Vidocq (2001)

Director: Pitof
Starring: Gerard Depardieu, Guillaume Canet, Ines Sastre, Andre Dussollier, Edith Scob, Mo...

Based on the memoirs of famous 19th century French detective Francois-Eugene Vidocq, this fantasy mystery was the directorial debut of visual effects... Read more

The Dangerous Lives of Altar Boys (2002)

7.1/10
Director: Peter Care
Starring: Emile Hirsch, Kieran Culkin, Vincent D'Onofrio, Jena Malone, Jodie Foster, Jake...

Adapted from the novel by Chris Fuhrman about a group of bright-but-bored boys in a seventies Catholic school. To amuse themselves they have written... Read more

Three Stooges: The Early Years - Vol 2 (1934)

5.1/10
Starring: The Three Stooges

Stooges fans won't want to miss this amazing collection of rarities featuring the comedy team. Larry, Moe and Curly star with ex-boss Ted Healy in the... Read more

The Merchant of Venice (2004)

7.1/10
Director: Michael Radford
Starring: Al Pacino, Jeremy Irons, Joseph Fiennes, Lynn Collins, Zuleikha Robinson, Kris M...

Al Pacino takes the lead role of Shylock the moneylender in one of Shakespeare's most searing plays, with Jeremy Irons as the melancholy Antonio who o... Read more

Wall (2004)

6.7/10
Director: Simone Bitton

A thoughtful and thought-provoking documentation of the building of a massive partition by the Israeli government, separating Israel from the West Ban... Read more

An Angel For May (2002)

7.1/10
Director: Harley Cokliss
Starring: Matthew Beard, Charlotte Wakefield, Julie Cox, Tom Wilkinson, Anna Massey, Angel...

A troubled schoolboy is transported back to war-time England after he stumbles on a door through time in an old Yorkshire farmhouse. He meets a kindl... Read more

Sharpe Vol. 3: Sharpe's Gold / Sharpe's Battle / Sharpe's Sword (1995)

Director: Tom Clegg
Starring: Sean Bean, Darragh O'Malley, James Purefoy, Emily Mortimer, Ian McNeice

'Sharpe's Gold' - Spain 1813, Major Richard Sharpe is assigned the task of trading guns for English deserters. He must pit his wits against El Casco.... Read more

The Beales of Grey Gardens (2006)

7.4/10
Director: Albert Maysles, David Maysles, Ian Markiewicz

Comprised of unused footage from the 1976 documentary 'Grey Gardens', this 'new' film returns to the dilapidated East Hamptons mansion for more odd en... Read more

Lilith (1964)

7/10
Director: Robert Rossen
Starring: Warren Beatty, Jean Seberg, Peter Fonda, Kim Hunter, Gene Hackman, Jessica Walte...

A haunting psychological drama, adapted from J.R. Salamanca's controversial novel, about a young trainee therapist (Warren Beatty) whose love for a be... Read more

The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1923)

7.3/10
Director: Wallace Worsley
Starring: Lon Chaney

One of the grandest spectacles of the silent cinema, fueled by Lon Chaney's wonderful (and painful) performance as Quasimodo, the deformed Parisian be... Read more

Getting Away With Murder (1996)

4.5/10
Director: Harvey Miller
Starring: Jack Lemmon, Lily Tomlin, Bonnie Hunt, Dan Aykroyd

College ethics professor Dan Aykroyd begins to suspect that elderly neighbor Jack Lemmon is a fugitive Nazi death camp commandant and, unable to prove... Read more

Uncle Adolf (2004)

6.4/10
Director: Nicholas Renton
Starring: Ken Stott, Christine Tremarco, Stacy Hart, Elaine Cassidy, Ron Donachie

This major TV drama explores the real Hitler through his relationship with teenage niece Geli Raubal. As the shells rain down on his battered Berlin... Read more

The Piano Tuner of Earthquakes (2005)

6.4/10
Director: The Brothers Quay
Starring: Amira Casar, Gottfried John, Assumpta Serna

A characteristically surreal and stunning blend of live action, animation and puppetry from the Brothers Quay. On the eve of her wedding, opera singe... Read more

Everything Put Together (2000)

6.5/10
Director: Marc Forster
Starring: Radha Mitchell, Megan Mullally, Matt Malloy, Catherine Lloyd Burns, Justin Louis

Before 'Monster's Ball', Marc Forster wrote and directed this noir-ish psychological drama about a young mother coming to terms with the death of her... Read more

Tartuffe (1926)

7.3/10
Director: F W Murnau
Starring: Hermann Picha, Rosa Valetti, Lil Dagover, Werner Krauss, Emil Jannings

Famous German filmmaker FW Murnau's interpretation of Moliere's satirical play about a devious housekeeper who convinces her master to cut his son out... Read more

The Dolly Sisters (1945)

6.5/10
Director: Irving Cummings
Starring: Betty Grable, June Haver, John Payne, S Z 'Cuddles' Sakall, Reginald Gardiner

Betty Grable and June Haver sing and dance their way through the title roles in this breezy musical biodrama about the vaudeville duo Jennie and Rosie... Read more

What A Way To Go! (1964)

7/10
Director: J Lee Thompson
Starring: Shirley MacLaine, Dick Van Dyke, Gene Kelly, Paul Newman, Dean Martin, Robert Cu...

This exuberant '60s comedy stars Shirley MacLaine as Louisa May, a woman who, despite her best efforts to marry for love, always winds up with a man w... Read more

Dune (Special Edition) (1984)

6.6/10
Director: David Lynch
Starring: Kyle MacLachlan, Francesca Annis, Brad Dourif, Sting , Max von Sydow

A monumental film by the director of 'Eraserhead' featuring Kyle MacLachlan, Sting and Max Von Sydow. The saga of an intergalactic warrior and his ris... Read more

Twin Peaks: Season 2 - Part 1 (1990)

8.8/10
Director: Caleb Deschanel, David Lynch, Duwayne Dunham, Lesli Linka Glatter, Tim Hunter, Tina Rathborne, Todd Holland
Starring: Kyle MacLachlan, Michael Ontkean, Joan Chen, Piper Laurie, Madchen Amick, Dana A...

The long-awaited Second Season DVDs are here! In Part One Agent Cooper is shot by a mysterious assailant, and receives some bizarre clues from a gian... Read more

Out of the Blue (2006)

7.2/10
Director: Robert Sarkies
Starring: Karl Urban, Matthew Sunderland, Lois Lawn, Simon Ferry, Tandi Wright, Paul Glove...

The devastating true story of the 1990 Aramoana massacre is told with great care by director Robert Sarkies, based on the book 'Aramoana: 22 Hours of... Read more

Lonely Hearts (2006)

6.5/10
Director: Todd Robinson
Starring: John Travolta, Salma Hayek, Jared Leto, James Gandolfini, Scott Caan, Laura Dern

Based on the story of real-life 'lonely hearts killers', Martha Beck and Ray Fernandez, who left a bloody trail of murdered, mostly elderly women, acr... Read more

Idiocracy (2006)

6.6/10
Director: Mike Judge
Starring: Luke Wilson, Maya Rudolph, Dax Shepard, Anthony 'Critic' Campos, David Herman, T...

Lowly army paper-pusher Joe Bowers (Luke Wilson) is drafted into a military experiment that sees him, and hooker Maya Rudolph, put in artificial hiber... Read more

Lorna Doone (2000)

7.1/10
Director: Mike Barker, Anthony Calf
Starring: Anthony Calf, Martin Clunes, Richard Coyle, Barbara Flynn, Joanne Froggatt, Mart...

Witness to his father's murder by the Doones when he was just a child, John Ridd is hell-bent on revenge. But a chance meeting with a beautiful girl c... Read more

Murder, She Wrote: Season 1 (1984)

6.9/10
Starring: Angela Lansbury, Tom Bosley, Claude Akins

After Jean Stapleton and Doris Day both turned down the role, Angela Lansbury became Jessica McGill, retired teacher, successful mystery writer and in... Read more

Manon (1995)

7.1/10
Starring: Steven Heathcote, Justine Summers

In 18th century Paris, Manon, a captivating young woman, falls passionately in love with a penniless student, des Grieux. Manipulated by her avariciou... Read more

Headspace (2005)

4.7/10
Director: Andrew van den Houten
Starring: William Atherton, Olivia Hussey, Udo Kier, Mark Margolis, Dee Wallace, Sean Youn...

When Alex has a chance encounter with a mysterious stranger his intellect begins to rapidly expand, but as the power of his mind grows, so does the my... Read more

Battleground Vietnam: War in the Jungle (2006)

From the beginning of French colonisation to the fall of Saigon in 1975, this is the complete story of the Vietnam War, its roots, its battles, its he... Read more

Creature Comforts: Series 2 - Part 2 (2006)

7.7/10
Director: Nick Park
Starring: Animated

This set completes the second season of hilarious insight from the mouths of house cats, caged hamsters, tourist pandas and more, courtesy of Aardman... Read more

World War 2 In Colour (2000)

This two part series from Germany, brings together a compilation of amazing unseen archival footage from pre-war Germany to the end of the war in Afri... Read more

When the Road Bends: Tales of a Gypsy Caravan (2006)

7.7/10
Director: Jasmine Dellal

In 2001, American promoters persuaded five noted bands of gypsy musicians to join forces for what was billed as 'The Gypsy Caravan Tour'. The line-up... Read more

Flushed Away (2006)

6.6/10
Director: David Bowers, Sam Fell
Starring: Voices Of, Hugh Jackman, Kate Winslet, Ian McKellen, Jean Reno, Bill Nighy, Andy...

Aardman Studio's first CGI animated feature revolves around Roddy (voiced by Hugh Jackman), a society mouse, living the high life in a Kensington pent... Read more

Madea's Family Reunion (2006)

5.1/10
Director: Tyler Perry
Starring: Tyler Perry, Blair Underwood, Lynn Whitfield, Boris Kodjoe, Henry Simmons, Lisa...

Tyler Perry adapted his play, directed and also played three characters in his sequel to 'Diary of a Mad Black Woman', in which pistol-packing grandma... Read more

Peking to Paris (2006)

8.2/10

In 1907, when the motorcar still had something to prove, the punishing Peking to Paris race was born of a casual dare in a Parisian newspaper. More t... Read more

Akeelah and the Bee (2006)

7.4/10
Director: Doug Atchison
Starring: Laurence Fishburne, Angela Bassett, Keke Palmer, Curtis Armstrong

Award-winning family drama about a young girl who beats the odds in order to enter the national spelling bee, under the patient tutelage of strict tea... Read more

The Exodus Decoded (2006)

6.8/10
Director: Simcha Jacobovici
Starring: Narrated by, James Cameron

James Cameron narrates Jewish Canadian director Simcha Jacobovici's exploration of the biblical exodus from Egypt, in light of new evidence which may... Read more

Just Ask For Diamond (1988)

Director: Stephen Bayly
Starring: Colin Dale, Saeed Jaffrey, Susannah York, Dursley McLinden, Patricia Hodge, Jimm...

Private Eye Tim Diamond (Dursley McLinden) and his way-too-smart kid brother, Nick team up with failing nightclub singer Susannah York for action, lau... Read more

Foyle's War: Series 2 (2003)

8.4/10
Director: Giles Foster, Jeremy Silberston
Starring: Michael Kitchen, Anthony Howell, Julian Ovenden, Honeysuckle Weeks

As war rages over Europe Detective Chief Superintendent Christopher Foyle (Michael Kitchen), is battling crime on the homefront. All four episodes fr... Read more

Ghost Rider (2007)

5.2/10
Director: Mark Steven Johnson
Starring: Nicolas Cage, Eva Mendes, Wes Bentley, Sam Elliott, Donal Logue, Peter Fonda

Stunt motorcyclist Johnny Blaze (Nic Cage) sells his soul to save his father from terminal cancer, but Mephistopheles (Peter Fonda) is not the most tr... Read more

Mr Bean's Holiday (2007)

6.4/10
Director: Steve Bendelack
Starring: Jean Rochefort, Rowan Atkinson, Willem Dafoe, Steve Pemberton, Karel Roden, Emma...

Gangly goofball, Mr Bean (Rowan Atkinson) wins an all-expenses-paid trip to the balmy south of France, though naturally his holiday will be anything b... Read more

Cheers: Season 2 (1983)

7.8/10
Starring: Ted Danson, Shelley Long, Rhea Perlman, Nicholas Colasanto, George Wendt, John R...

In the second season, Sam and Diane's new relationship is off to a shaky start, to the surprise of noone. Norm separates from Vera, Cliff falls for C... Read more

Volver (2006)

7.6/10
Director: Pedro Almodovar
Starring: Penelope Cruz, Carmen Maura, Lola Duenas, Blanca Portillo, Yohana Cobo, Chus Lam...

Pedro Almodovar's 16th feature film stars Penelope Cruz as a hard-working janitor, supporting a daughter and a layabout husband in Madrid. Her own mo... Read more

Origin - Spirits of the Past (2006)

6.5/10
Director: Keiichi Sugiyama

In the not-too-distant future man has unleashed an environmental catastrophe. 300 years later the planet has recovered but mankind is still at odds w... Read more

Ben 10: Season 1 (2005)

7.1/10

Typical kid Ben Tennyson finds an extraterrestrial device that allows him to become a host of alien-fighting superheroes in this engaging, kid-friendl... Read more

Ed Byrne: Pedantic and Whimsical (2006)

8.3/10
Director: Helen Downing
Starring: Ed Byrne

Capturing all of the Irish comedian's best live bits, and showing how he worked his way up from local comedy circuits to becoming the biggest-selling... Read more

Doctor Who: The Keeper of Traken (1981)

8.7/10
Director: John Black
Starring: Tom Baker, Anthony Ainley, Sarah Sutton, Matthew Waterhouse

Tom Baker's pen-ultimate storyline as the Doctor, sees him returning to N-Space, summoned to Traken, a planet of peace and harmony, where The Keeper i... Read more

Maddigan's Quest: The Complete Series (2005)

7.7/10
Director: Vanessa Alexander, Charlie Haskell, Peter Burger, Geoffrey Cawthorn
Starring: Michael Hurst, Danielle Cormack, Timothy Balme, Fleur Saville, Rawiri Pene, Pete...

A vivid tale of magic, adventure and time-travel, from renowned children's author Margaret Mahy. In a post-apocalyptic future, a troupe of circus perf... Read more

The Illusionist (2006)

7.6/10
Director: Neil Burger
Starring: Edward Norton, Paul Giamatti, Jessica Biel, Rufus Sewell, Eddie Marsan

Edward Norton is the supernaturally talented magician, Eisenheim, who uses his skills to win the heart of the woman he loved as a child, the young duc... Read more

Navy Seals (1990)

5.5/10
Director: Lewis Teague
Starring: Charlie Sheen, Michael Biehn, Joanne Whalley, Rick Rossovich, Bill Paxton, Denni...

Charlie Sheen, Michael Biehn and Bill Paxton are the best of the best, fighting off terrorists in Beirut as the Navy's elite Seals go on a typically h... Read more

Tommy Cooper: Missing Pieces (1991)

7.4/10
Starring: Tommy Cooper

One of Britain's most inventive and well-loved comedians, Tommy Cooper, is back with a collection of oddball sketches, bungled magic and dead-pan one-... Read more

Building the Gherkin (2006)

6.6/10
Director: Mirjam von Arx

Just one day after the attacks on the World Trade Centre in New York, the first steel beam of 30 St Mary Axe (as it is officially known) was put in pl... Read more

The Bronte Sisters (2005)

7.5/10

In 1847 three seminal works of English literature were published - Charlotte Bronte's 'Jayne Eyre'; Emily Bronte's 'Wuthering Heights' and Anne Bronte... Read more

Over There: The Complete Series (2005)

7.9/10
Director: Chris Gerolmo
Starring: Luke MacFarlane, Erik Palladino, Lizette Carrion, Keith Robinson

A provocative war drama from Steven Bochco following a squad of U.S. Army troops sent to Iraq for their first tour of duty. Enduring the challenges of... Read more

Spider-Man 2.1 (2004)

Director: Sam Raimi
Starring: Tobey Maguire, Kirsten Dunst, James Franco, Alfred Molina, Rosemary Harris, Donn...

Spectacular sequel finds Peter Parker (Tobey Maguire) questioning his abilities to juggle both everyday life and his role as crimefighter Spider-Man.... Read more

I'm in Love (2005)

6.2/10
Director: B.M Mirza
Starring: Nafisa Khan, Behazad Khan, Razaf Khan, Tom Alter, Siddarth Shukla

Based in and around London, director B.M Mirza's Bollywood film focuses on the life of Indian-British businessman Karan Kapoor (Arjun Gaur). Karan has... Read more

Terry and the Pirates (1940)

6.3/10
Director: James W Horne
Starring: Granville Owen, William Tracy, Shelia Darcy

Based on the 1934 comic strip by Milton Caniff, and transferred to the big screen in this thrill-a-minute, 15-episode serial. Young Terry Lee and his... Read more

White Noise: The Light (2007)

5.5/10
Director: Patrick Lussier
Starring: Nathan Fillion, Katee Sackhoff, Kendall Cross, Craig Fairbrass, Adrian Holmes

Abe (Nathan Fillion) is a contented husband and father when a chaotic act of violence rips away everything he loves. After a botched suicide, Abe has... Read more

Space Ghost Coast to Coast: Volume 1 (1994)

8/10
Director: etc , Matt Banker
Starring: Weird Al Yankovic, Judy Tenuta, Timothy Leary, Bob Denver, Adam West, Carol Chan...

The original Adult Swim series is a spoof of late night talk shows, with clapped-out superhero, Space Ghost, in the David Letterman role. In outer sp... Read more

The Gymnast (2006)

6.5/10
Director: Ned Farr
Starring: Dreya Weber, Addie Yungmee, Allison Mackie

Jane Hawkins (Dreya Weber) was a talented gymnast, full of Olympic hopes when an injury forced her to give up her goals. Twenty years later she is wo... Read more

Peter Kay: Live at the Top of the Tower (2000)

8/10
Director: Marcus Mortimer
Starring: Peter Kay

Well-known northern comic, Peter Kay, returns to his roots for a one-off comedy gig in Blackpool. Following the huge success of his TV shows ('Phoeni... Read more

Hanover Street (1979)

6.1/10
Director: Peter Hyams
Starring: Harrison Ford, Lesley-Anne Down, Christopher Plummer, Michael Sacks, Richard Mas...

Harrison Ford is an American bomber pilot stationed in London during World War II. During an air raid, Harrison meets Lesley Anne-Down, a married Brit... Read more

Irish Jam (2006)

5.3/10
Director: John Eyres
Starring: Eddie Griffin, Anna Friel, Kevin McNally, Mo'Nique

Belmullet, Ireland is up to its ears in debt and about to be sold off, that is unless the crafty locals can come up with a plan to save their town. T... Read more

The Lodger / Downhill (1927)

Director: Alfred Hitchcock
Starring: Marie Ault, Ivor Novello

Aesthetically influenced by German Expressionism, and based on the story of Jack the Ripper, 'The Lodger' was the film in which Hitchcock first demons... Read more

Hellboy Animated: Sword of Storms (2006)

6.6/10
Director: Tad Stones, Phil Weinstein
Starring: Voices Of, Ron Perlman, Selma Blair, Doug Jones, John Hurt, Peri Gilpin

This animated feature sees the main cast from the film reprising their roles including Ron Perlman, Selma Blair and John Hurt. When a folklore profes... Read more

Voices of Civil Rights: Volume 2 (2006)

In the summer of 2004 a group of journalists embarked on a bus tour that would take them around the US, recording first-hand stories of the Civil Righ... Read more

The Huckleberry Hound Show: Volume 1 (1958)

6.8/10
Director: Joseph Barbera, William Hanna

That loveable hound with the Southern drawl is now available on DVD, along with mousy friends Pixie and Dixie, Yogi and Boo Boo (who got their start h... Read more

Midsomer Murders: Series 3 (1999)

7.8/10
Starring: John Nettles, Daniel Casey

Once again, the most dangerous village in England is claiming lives. All four movie-length episodes from series 3 are here - 'Dead Man's Eleven', 'Dea... Read more

Spanish Fly (1976)

4.9/10
Director: Bob Kellett
Starring: Leslie Phillips, Terry-Thomas, Frank Thornton, Graham Armitage, Nadiuska

Leslie Phillips is the debonair Mike Scott who visits Menorca to arrange a series of glamourous photo shoots. After arriving he meets up with an old... Read more

Rocketman (1997)

5.9/10
Director: Stuart Gillard
Starring: Beau Bridges, Jessica Lundy, William Sadler, Harland Williams, Jeffrey DeMunn, J...

Geeky, accident-prone Fred Z. Randall (Harland Williams) is realising a dream. He's designed a spacecraft that can take a crew to Mars, and he's goin... Read more

Joan of Arc: Soldier Saint (1996)

6.7/10

The remarkable Maid of Orleans is the subject of this documentary that traces her brief, though bright, existence from her village upbringing, to her... Read more

The Secret Life of Leonardo Da Vinci (2006)

7.3/10

An insightful and entertaining documentary that attempts to piece together the many aspects of Leonardo Da Vinci's life to provide a portrait of this... Read more

Marilyn Monroe Collection: Hometown Story (1951) / Hollywood Remembers Marilyn (1989)

Starring: Marilyn Monroe

Includes two programs: 'Hometown Story' is one of Marilyn's very early films in which she plays the secretary of a newspaper editor who goes up agains... Read more

Ladies of the Chorus (1948)

6.1/10
Director: Phil Karlson
Starring: Adele Jergens, Marilyn Monroe, Rand Brooks, Nana Bryant, Eddie Garr

Marilyn's second feature film casts her as dizzy burlesque queen, Peggy Martin, who gets a big break after stealing not only the show, but the heart o... Read more

Music Hall Days (2001)

Telling the story of the magical Music Hall era. Take a trip back to the Middle Ages and explore the unruly Bartholomew Fayres, before moving forward... Read more

Deadly Snail vs Kung Fu Killers (1977)

Director: Heung Ling
Starring: Unicorn Chan, Ching Tien, Tony Wong, Yuen Siu Tien

A surreal journey into the world of cheap special effects and brain-twisting plots, this low budget martial arts flick features a snail that is able t... Read more

Blades of Glory (2007)

6.3/10
Director: Josh Gordon, Will Speck
Starring: Will Ferrell, Jon Heder, Will Arnett, Amy Poehler, Jenna Fischer, William Fichtn...

Will Ferrell and Jon Heder ('Napoleon Dynamite') join forces for this comedy on ice as two rival skaters whose competitive antics find them both banne... Read more

Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer (2007)

5.7/10
Director: Tim Story
Starring: Ioan Gruffudd, Jessica Alba, Chris Evans, Michael Chiklis, Julian McMahon, Kerry...

The effects-laden sequel to the 2005 film sees our heroic foursome battling an interstellar baddie whose unannounced arrival flattens a large chunk of... Read more

Pathfinder (2007)

5.4/10
Director: Marcus Nispel
Starring: Karl Urban, Russell Means, Moon Bloodgood, Clancy Brown, Jay Tavare, Ralf Moelle...

Karl Urban stars in this Viking swordfest as the warrior, Ghost. Raised by Indians after an expedition to the Americas left him stranded there as a c... Read more

Benny's Video (1992)

7.2/10
Director: Michael Haneke
Starring: Angela Winkler, Ulrich Muhe, Arno Frisch, Ingrid Stassner

Benny is a disaffected teen whose life has begun to revolve around the violent films he watches, but his obsession soon crosses the line between voyeu... Read more

Northern Exposure: Season 6 (1995)

8.3/10
Starring: Rob Morrow, Janine Turner, John Corbett, Barry Corbin, John Cullum, Darren E Bur...

The northern lights are shining down on the sixth and final season of the multi-award winning show. Reunite with Dr Joel Fleischman, Maggie, Chris and... Read more

Female Yakuza Tale (1973)

Director: Tetsuo Ishii
Starring: Reiko Ike, Masataka Narasu, Jun Murakami, Makoto Ikawa

The sexy and savage Ocho (Reiko Ike) returns in this outlandish, over-the-top sequel to 'Sex and Fury', from cult director Tetsuo Ishii. It's a macabr... Read more

The Night Listener (2006)

5.9/10
Director: Patrick Stettner
Starring: Robin Williams, Toni Collette, Joe Morton, Bobby Cannavale, Rory Culkin, Sandra...

Gabriel Noone (Robin Williams) is a radio host and writer, suffering writer's block as his relationship with a younger man is crumbling. When he rece... Read more

The Namesake (2006)

7.6/10
Director: Mira Nair
Starring: Irfan Khan, Kal Penn, Tabu , Jacinda Barrett, Zuleikha Robinson

Spanning two generations of an Indian immigrant family in New York, Mira Nair's culture clash drama begins as Ashoke (Irfan Khan) and his arranged bri... Read more

Death of a President (2006)

6.3/10
Director: Gabriel Range
Starring: Hend Ayoub, Brian Boland, Becky Ann Baker, Robert Mangiardi, Jay Patterson, Jay...

Deeply controversial on its release, Gabriel Range's 'mockumentary' is set in the near future and imagines the aftermath to the assassination of curre... Read more

Wild Hogs (2007)

5.9/10
Director: Walt Becker
Starring: Tim Allen, John Travolta, Martin Lawrence, William H Macy, Ray Liotta, Marisa To...

A group of bored, mismatched suburbanites hit the road on their shiny new Harleys for a two-wheeled, cross-country adventure. Along the way they enco... Read more

Bugs Bunny's 1001 Rabbit Tales (1982)

A wild and woolly feature length Bugs adventure with our long-eared hero finding himself in the Sultan's court under the unwanted title of Chief Story... Read more

Duck Tales: Volume 2 (1990)

When it comes to rollicking adventure, Duck Tales certainly fits the bill. Scrooge McDuck's wide variety of business concerns keep him and his nephews... Read more

Duck Tales: Volume 3 (1991)

The Duck Tales gang continue their search for even more treasure and, as usual, get much more than they bargained for. Our heroes travel the globe in... Read more

The Sorcerer (1982)

7.1/10
Starring: Clive Revill, Alexander Oliver, Nan Christie, David Kernan, Donald Adams

The residents of a village are given a love potion concocted by "dealer in magic and spells" John Wellington Wells at the behest of a betrothed couple... Read more

Civilisations (2007)

7.1/10
Director: Serge Tigneres, Tomomi Nagasawa

This popular French production chronicles four of history's most influential ancient civilisations. Episodes include: 'China - The Wild Dragon's Herit... Read more

Pink Panther and Friends: The Ant and the Aardvark (1969)

Starring: The Pink Panther

  He's determined. He's Sneaky. He's never going to get that ant! That ever-hungry aardvark and his would-be feast, the ant, are featured in seventee... Read more

Steven Wright: When the Leaves Blow Away (2006)

7.6/10
Starring: Steven Wright

Dry, wry, deadpan and droll, the comic genius of Steven Wright has won a place in the hearts of observational comedy-lovers around the globe. Recorded... Read more

M*A*S*H: Season 3 - Volume 1 (1974)

8.4/10
Starring: Alan Alda, Wayne Rogers, McLean Stevenson, Loretta Swit, Larry Linville, Gary Bu...

Korea, 1950. They were a M*A*S*H (Mobile Army Surgical Hospital) unit stationed three miles from the front. Loosely based on real life M*A*S*H unit 80... Read more

The Adventures of Antoine Doinel: The 400 Blows / Stolen Kisses / Bed and Board / Love on the Run (1979)

Director: Francois Truffaut
Starring: Jean-Pierre Leaud, Claire Maurier, Albert Remy, Delphine Seyrig, Michael Lonsdal...

Legendary filmmaker Francois Truffaut followed the life of one of his favourite characters from rebellious adolesence to irresponsible adulthood over... Read more

Hyperdrive: Series 1 (2006)

6.6/10
Starring: Nick Frost, Kevin Eldon, Miranda Hart, Dan Antopolski, Stephen Evans, Petra Mass...

Nick Frost separates from his acting buddy Simon Pegg for this outer space comedy, playing Commander Henderson, leader of an intrepid crew of astronau... Read more

Point Pleasant: The Complete Series (2005)

7.3/10
Starring: Dina Meyer, Elisabeth Harnois, Richard Burgi, Grant Show, Cameron Richardson, Au...

When a violent summer storm slams into the beach town of Point Pleasant, it brings with it the unconscious body of Christina Nickson. She is rescued f... Read more

Winning (1969)

6.1/10
Director: James Goldstone
Starring: Paul Newman, Joanne Woodward, Robert Wagner, Richard Thomas, Clu Gulager

Paul Newman discovered a life-long passion for race-car driving while making this film about a successful driver, Frank Capua, who falls in love (with... Read more

The Lone Ranger (1949)

7.9/10
Starring: Clayton Moore, Jay Silverheels

Enjoy hours of yesteryear action memories with this collection of seventeen episodes from classic 'The Lone Ranger' series. Along with his Indian comp... Read more

Golden Years of British Comedy (2005)

Starring: Terry-Thomas, Stanley Holloway, Dick Emery, Frankie Howerd, Sid James, Spike Mi...

This wonderful collection is a tribute to the greatest British comedians of the '40s, '50s and '60s. Highlighting classic moments in comedy, including... Read more

Lost Cartoons Vol. 1 - Fleischer Studios (2002)

Director: Dave Fleischer

Some of the greatest animation in history! See eight forgotten favourites from the pioneering Fleischer Studios in their original Technicolour glory!... Read more

John Pilger's Return Ticket (1995)

Starring: John Pilger

Three stunning documentaries from fearless Australian journalist John Pilger. 'South Africa: Apartheid Did Not Die' finds Pilger returning to South Af... Read more

10 MPH (2007)

6.8/10
Director: Hunter Weeks

An impulsive purchase of a two-wheeled Segway scooter sets this story in motion when two friends decide to travel from Seattle to Boston, at the break... Read more

Weeds: Season 1 (2005)

8/10
Director: Burr Steers, Lee Rose
Starring: Indigo , Alexander Gould, Romany Malco, Andy Milder, Kevin Nealon, Mary-Louise P...

Recently widowed mother of two, Nancy (Mary-Louise Parker), looks like any other resident in her affluent South California suburb - and she is - excep... Read more

Excellent Cadavers (2006)

7.8/10
Director: Marco Turco

Based on the book by author Alexander Stille, this acclaimed documentary tells the remarkable story of the powerful Sicilian Mafia and the two prosecu... Read more

The Fourth World War (2004)

7.3/10
Starring: Narrated by, Michael Franti, Suheir Hammad

Shot on the frontlines of struggles spanning five continents, this powerful documentary illustrates the often untold human story of men and women who... Read more

Zizek! (2005)

7.4/10
Director: Astra Taylor
Starring: Slavoj Zizek

The author of works on subjects as wide-ranging as Alfred Hitchcock, 9/11, opera, Christianity, Lenin and David Lynch, Slovenian cultural theorist Sla... Read more

The History Boys (2006)

6.9/10
Director: Nicholas Hytner
Starring: Samuel Anderson, James Corden, Stephen Campbell Moore, Richard Griffiths, France...

Set in Thatcher's England, a group of clever, though working-class lads, attempt to earn the academic scores required for acceptance into the elite sc... Read more

TMNT: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2007)

6.3/10
Director: Kevin Munroe
Starring: Voices Of, Chris Evans, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Mako , Kevin Smith, Patrick Stewa...

The amphibious crime-fighters are back as computer animated 'heroes in a half shell', taking on a legion of malevolent monsters who gather just once e... Read more

The Reaping (2007)

5.7/10
Director: Stephen Hopkins
Starring: Hilary Swank, David Morrissey, Idris Elba, AnnaSophia Robb, Stephen Rea, William...

Katherine Winter (Hilary Swank) is an ex-theology professor who has lost the faith and now spends her time debunking unexplained religious phenomena.... Read more

Freedom Writers (2007)

7.5/10
Director: Richard LaGravenese
Starring: Hilary Swank, Patrick Dempsey, Scott Glenn, Imelda Staunton, April Lee Hernandez...

Hilary Swank plays teacher Erin Gruwell who enlists some unorthodox methods to teach her students at a gang-infested school in Long Beach, California.... Read more

Dark Angel: Season 1 (2000)

7.4/10
Starring: Jessica Alba, Michael Weatherly, Alimi Ballard, Jennifer Blanc, Richard Gunn, Jo...

Max (Jessica Alba) is a beautiful, unique girl - she should be, she was designed that way. Engineered in a top secret government lab twenty years ago,... Read more

Dracula (1931)

7.6/10
Director: Tod Browning, George Melford
Starring: Bela Lugosi, David Manners, Helen Chandler, Dwight Frye, Edward Van Sloan, Carlo...

Although there have been numerous screen visions of Bram Stoker's classic tale, none is more enduring than this 1931 original. Towering ominously amon... Read more

Zorro's Fighting Legion: 7 - 12 (1939)

7.3/10
Director: William Witney
Starring: Reed Hadley

In old Mexico, crooked mine officials hatch a gold-snatching scheme that involves duping natives into blocking gold shipments. Can the mysterious Zorr... Read more

Spider-Man 3 (2007)

6.2/10
Director: Sam Raimi
Starring: Tobey Maguire, Kirsten Dunst, James Franco, Thomas Haden Church, Topher Grace, B...

The heroic web-slinger returns, still trying to find the balance between Peter Parker and his superhero alter-ego. And it's about to get more complic... Read more

Nuclear Reaction: How New Zealand Became Nuclear Free (1995)

Director: Alan Erson
Starring: David Lange, Norman Kirk, Linus Pauling, Robert Oppenheimer, Richard Prebble

This documentary chronicles the remarkable way New Zealand moved from blind support for the bombing of Hiroshima to become the first nation in the wor... Read more

Trio (1950)

7.3/10
Director: Harold French, Ken Annakin
Starring: James Hayter, Wilfrid Hyde-White, Jean Simmons, Michael Rennie

This trio of short plays based on the work of W. Somerset Maugham comprises: 'The Verger', the tale of a church verger who is forced to find a new car... Read more

David Bowie: Starman (2004)

7.3/10
Starring: David Bowie

With a career well into its fifth decade, David Bowie has achieved what most can only dream of, always managing to stay at the cutting edge, with both... Read more

Samson (1961)

6.3/10
Director: Gianfranco Parolini
Starring: Brad Harris, Brigitte Corey, Alan Steel

Bodybuilder Brad Harris brings down the house as the strongman of Old Testament fame, splitting tree trunks with his bare hands, tackling whole legion... Read more

Lethal Weapon Legacy: Lethal Weapon / Lethal Weapon 2 / Lethal Weapon 3 / Lethal Weapon 4 (1998)

Director: Richard Donner
Starring: Mel Gibson, Danny Glover, Gary Busey, Mitchell Ryan, Joe Pesci, Patsy Kensit, Jo...

Includes all four 'Lethal Weapon' films to date, with Director's Cuts of the first three. Riggs and Murtagh bag the bad guys in their inimitable fash... Read more

Texas Cyclone / Two Fisted Law (1932)

Director: D Ross Lederman
Starring: John Wayne, Shirley Grey, Tim McCoy, Walter Brennan, Wheeler Oakman

'Texas Cyclone' (1932) - Tim McCoy stars as a wandering cowpoke who rides into a lawless Arizona town and finds everyone thinks he's a heroic rancher... Read more

NZSAS: First Among Equals (2007)

8.9/10

Made for TV3's Inside New Zealand documentary slot, this 3-part series is a unique in-depth look at New Zealand's most elite fighting force. Beginnin... Read more

John Pilger: In the Name of Justice - 12 Documentaries (2007)

9.3/10
Starring: John Pilger

Includes 12 of John Pilger's ground-breaking films. 'The Mexicans' reports on political oppression in Mexico. 'Street of Joy' compares product marketi... Read more

Looney Tunes Collection: Best of Porky Volume 2 (2007)

Director: Chuck Jones, Friz Freleng
Starring: Mel Blanc, Porky Pig, Daffy Duck, Sylvester

This set includes 14 Porky Pig vehicles, some featuring his classic sidekick Daffy Duck, and even an early appearance of Sylvester as his scaredy-cat... Read more

Inside the Actors Studio: Paul Newman and Robert Redford (2004)

8.7/10
Starring: Paul Newman, Robert Redford

James Lipton talks to two of Hollywood's most successful leading men. Paul Newman spoke with him in 1994 talking about his career choices and his ten... Read more

Inside the Actors Studio: Barbra Streisand (2003)

8.7/10
Starring: Barbra Streisand

Over four decades Barbra Streisand has reached the pinnacle of every art form she has attempted. A famous singer, director and actor on film as well... Read more

Sherrybaby (2006)

6.6/10
Director: Laurie Collyer
Starring: Maggie Gyllenhaal, Brad William Henke, Danny Trejo, Bridget Barkan, Giancarlo Es...

Maggie Gyllenhaal was nominated for a Golden Globe for her extraordinary performance as Sherry, an ex-con trying to get her life back on track and est... Read more

Rang De Basanti (2006)

8.3/10
Director: Rakesh Omparakash Mehra
Starring: Aamir Khan, Siddharth , Sharman Joshi, Kunal Kapoor, Alice Patten, Soha Ali Khan...

An English woman finds the diaries of her grandfather, a British officer in pre-independence India, and decides to go to India and make a documentary... Read more

The Other Side (2006)

5.4/10
Director: Gregg Bishop
Starring: Nathan Mobley, Jaimie Alexander, Cory Rouse, Poncho Hodges, Chris Burns, Shale N...

When Samuel North is mysteriously murdered and sent to Hell, he escapes back to the land of the living to track down his murderer. However the Nether... Read more